• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 482

    A PAIR OF BIRMINGHAM PRINTED AND PAINTED ENAMEL PLAQUES

    AFTER SEBASTIAN LE CLERC, 1751-1756

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BIRMINGHAM PRINTED AND PAINTED ENAMEL PLAQUES
    AFTER SEBASTIAN LE CLERC, 1751-1756
    Of Christ carrying the cross and the setting up of the cross, in gilt metal reeded frames
    3 x 4.1.2 in. (7.7 x 11.3 cm.)
    And an oval printed enamel plaque of St.Anthony of Padua in a beaded and chased oval gilt metal frame - 4 in. (10 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Sir William Mullens (1909-1975) the renowned collector of English enamels, sold as the property of Lady Mullens, Christies 18th March 1987, lot 465 and part of lot 443. The latter illustrated bt Egan Mew, Battersea Enamels, 1926, Fig. 42.